2016 STIHL HTA 85


Shown with Optional Support Foot

Shown with Optional Support Foot

HTA 85



A 12’ telescopic pole pruner, powered by 36-volt Lithium-Ion battery technology.

Homeowners and tree care professionals now have a quiet, zero-exhaust emission, low vibration option for trimming overhead branches. The STIHL HTA 85 Lithium-Ion battery pole pruner offers lightweight, balanced cutting thanks to its brushless, commercial-grade, high-torque electric motor. Part of the STIHL Battery KombiSystem, the HTA 85 runs on the same interchangeable battery system as other STIHL Lithium-Ion tools and offers long run times on a single charge – up to three hours depending on which battery – with no gradual drop in performance. The HTA 85 telescopes to 12 feet for those tall tree-trimming tasks and requires minimal maintenance since it has no engine or filter. Best of all, there’s no gasoline cost and no restrictive power cords.

Recommended Battery (sold separately): AP 180 - up to 40 min.

  • Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature: The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.
  • Telescoping Pole: With an adjustable shaft, telescoping pole pruners can cut branches up to 16 feet above ground.
  • Safety Locking Button: All STIHL Battery KombiSystem products feature a safety locking button (retaining latch) that is designed to prevent the unit from unintentional starts when the battery is inserted.
  • Shaft Length: 8.2 in. to 12.1 in.
  • Weight w/o Battery: 4.9 kg (10.8 lb.)
  • Run Time (w/ AP 180): Up to 40 minutes
  • OILOMATIC® Chain/Guide Bar Size: 1/4 in. PM3, 10 in. to 12 in. Bar
  • Power Source: Battery
The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length based on the gear head design. Guide bar, saw chain and scabbard must be purchased separately. Batteries and chargers must be purchased separately.



Engine Type
Lithium-Ion battery-powered


Shaft Length
8.2 in. to 12.1 in.
Bar Length
10 in. to 12 in.

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